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  • Donald E. Hester

Cyber Risk Update 7 JUL 2024

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Cyber Incidents

Tools & Resources

  • Executive Gov: CISA Pursuing Partnership, Launches Webpage for CyberSentry Program (07/05). The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is pursuing vendors to help protect the national critical functions through CyberSentry, a public-private threat monitoring and detection program for U.S. critical infrastructure. In a blog post published Thursday, Jermaine Roebuck, associate director for threat hunting at CISA, introduced a webpage for the program meant to integrate agency IT defense operations with that owned by industry partners. https://executivegov.com/2023/07/cisa-seeks-partnership-launches-webpage-for-cybersentry-program/

Elections

Trends

  • Government Technology: CL0P Ransomware Gang Attacks Top June Cyber Headlines (07/02) On June 7, 2023, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an advisory (Alert code AA23-158A) highlighting the very serious challenge posed by the CL0P ransomware gang’s exploitation of the MOVEit software vulnerability. Progress Software, the company behind MOVEit, has acknowledged the vulnerability and taken swift measures to mitigate it. https://www.govtech.com/blogs/lohrmann-on-cybersecurity/cl0p-ransomware-gang-attacks-top-june-cyber-headlines

Vulnerabilities

TTP

  • "Juice jacking" latest device vulnerability. Rebecca Herold, CEO of Privacy & Security Brainiacs SaaS Services and The Privacy Professor Consultancy, discusses the risks of "juice jacking" — a term used to describe the theft of data or planting of malware through public USB charging stations. Herold points out recent warnings from the FBI and Federal Communications Commission about these risks and suggests several mitigation strategies, including using a "juice jack blocker" to prevent data theft while charging, carrying personal charging devices, and using charging-only cables in public USB ports. https://www.isaca.org/resources/news-and-trends/isaca-now-blog/2023/protecting-phones-data-and-your-business-from-juice-jacking-risks

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